NEBRASKA CITY – District Judge Julie Smith has ruled that whistle blower protections were available to former Nebraska City treasurer and city clerk Arnold Ehlers  prior to a 2014 city council vote that failed to re-appoint him. Ehlers contends'... Read More

_informq.push(); MURRAY - Conestoga High School Principal David Frideli is at it again with another musical hit announcing the schools latest snow day. Friedli announced the closure Tuesday with a little help from a classic Billy Joel melody. '... Read More

SYRACUSE - With snow falling and ice developing in southeast Nebraska, it's hard to get in the mood for summer events like a county fair. However, the Otoe County Fair Board is planning the 2019 celebration and announced Tuesday a new event for this '... Read More

PERU - Tesla Oldfield, a Nebraska City native battling Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease), married her boyfriend Derrick Davis last weekend in Jacksonville, FL. Oldfield participated in softball and cross country while at'... Read More

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned employment-focused website, will expand its workforce in Omaha dramatically as it builds a new office campus in the city. The company will increase its workforce from about 450 today to potentially 1,000 peo'... Read More

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa says she turned down Donald Trump's request to run as his vice president in 2016 because of family concerns. Ernst made the claim in an affidavit in a divorce proceeding that was first re'... Read More

LINCOLN — After neglecting to pay a $588 tax bill, a Scottsbluff couple now stand to lose their $60,000 home — because of a state law that allows others to obtain properties by paying off someone else’s tax debts. Now Legal Aid of Nebraska i'... Read More

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill this week prepared to vote on dueling proposals to end the government shutdown. But it appears that neither approach is likely to end the standoff anytime soon. The Republican-cont'... Read More

LINCOLN — A federal judge has tossed out claims filed by a former Lincoln Regional Center psychiatrist against the state and a former hospital administrator. But U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp ruled that Dr. Farid Karimi could continue to'... Read More

A former mental health therapist has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison and ordered to pay restitution of more than $130,000 after he pleaded guilty to health care fraud. Randy Kirby, 61, of Hastings, operated a mental health pra'... Read More

AUBURN – Auburn School Superintendent Kevin Reiman announced his immediate resignation Monday citing a divided school district. In a statement to the school board, Reiman apologized for viewing school surveillance video at his home during Christ'... Read More

_informq.push(); STANTON COUNTY - Authorities have suspended a water search for a Stanton man who went missing Sunday. The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says a search began Sunday evening around 5:30 p.m. for 55-year old Eddie Myrick at Maske'... Read More

The slow, grim third season of HBO’s “True Detective” has thrown a lot at us in its first three episodes: straw dolls, multiple suspects and at least one creepy peeping hole. All these clues and details might add up to the solving '... Read More

DETROIT (AP) — The student who stared and smiled at a Native American protester drumming in his face outside the Lincoln Memorial as his schoolmates chanted and laughed says he did nothing to provoke the man in the videotaped confrontation an'... Read More